Questions tagged [filtering]

If you don't want to see everything, you use a filter. This tag is for any questions about filtering in Stack Exchange sites.

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Filtering for "[tag-a] AND [tag-b]" only offers updates for [tag-b] [duplicate]

Description When searching for an intersection of tags [tag-a] AND [tag-b] or the equivalent [tag-a] [tag-b] the search results show questions tagged with both the tags. When the order of results is ...
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Add a feature that allows the user to divide their bookmarks into different groups [duplicate]

Whenever I find an interesting question that contains useful information I like to bookmark it. Right now I have bookmarked 567 Stack Overflow questions that cover a wide range of different subjects ...
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Don't clear current filter while changing the tab in tags and users pages

On the Tags page there is filter box and three buttons (tabs?) to sort the result. When I'm changing the tab the text in the filter box is clearing: It would be less annoying if the filter field ...
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Using a custom filter with a lot of tags throws an error on refreshing the page [closed]

Steps to reproduce: Setup a custom filter with a big number of tags. The ones I currently have for testing is javascript or typescript or flowtype or node.js or functional-programming or lodash or ...
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Why can't we create a custom filter with only excluded tags?

I recently realized that there is no possibility to create customs filters with only excluded tags. I'm wondering why there is this limitation as you can already, through the search field, search for ...
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Include a day/date feature in the filter option | GUI

There are a lot of topics and a lot of questions. Also, there is an approach to a vote up and vote down feature for research effort questions. Also have a filter option for tag and most voted ...
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What does the bounty filter box's "Has bounty" do?

Not only can't I quite make sense of showing only bountied questions without bounty, de-selecting does not seem to have any effect either…
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Pirate's eye (Feature request to disable watched/ignored-tags with a single click)

The Pirate's eye The current design of all stack-exchange sites allow the users to Watch and Ignore tags. The purpose of this feature has been described in the following post: What do “watched tags” ...
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Search filter UI for recent posts

It would be useful, and probably easy to implement, to have a search filter UI for questions or answers posted recently, for example: past 24 hours past 7 days past 30 days past 12 months any time ...
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My filters stopped working - not showing all results

I have a filter that includes tags from three different sites, i.e. StackOverflow, Super User and Sharepoint. The filter has been working fine for years. Today I find that the results don't return all ...
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No comment filter

Is there any way that I can filter a question with no comments in it? The reason I ask this is because sometimes it is frustrating to click on a question just to see that has been already answered as ...
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Is there a problem with filtering questions after selecting them for the site homepage? [duplicate]

I occasionally open an incognito window on my favourite Stack just to check if there are any interesting questions on tags I have ignored. Today a large number of negatively-scored posts have been ...
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Why show an audit review answer if my review filter excludes answers? [duplicate]

I was performing some First Posts reviews on an SE site that has audit reviews enabled. And I had enabled the filter to limit it to Questions only (I wanted to skip all Answers to be reviewed). ...
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Filter questions by user [duplicate]

I've seen that the question of whether we could filter by user reputation has been asked before. However, what about filtering by users? Let's say, there are certain users whose questions I really ...
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Filter "Similar questions" by "Tags" while writing a question

While writing a question, won't it be better to automatically filter the "Similar questions" window by the "Tags" under the question? When I was writing a question regarding C language, the "Similar ...
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“X questions with new activity” showing incorrect information in windows with multiple tag filters

Recently (in the past week or so) I have noticed that windows in which I have multiple tag filters in effect -- say serialization + c# -- the X questions with new activity banner will give wrong ...
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Possibility to filter global inbox

Right now it's not possible to filter the global inbox. It would be cool to be able to filter the recent messages by site, by adding a dropdown with a user's joined sites, allowing them to choose ...
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Expand tag filter with additional options

Sometimes I want to search questions which are marked let's say with c# tag and either .net or .net-core and are not marked with entity-framework. But, currently it is not possible. It would be great ...
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(At a minimum) questions custom filter seems to not be updating properly

Here's the top of my filter: One of the questions in that top of the view: Entity Framework: Exclude audit properties from migration changes Confirmed as submitted 4 minutes ago. If I navigate to ...
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The Filter for questions behaves in an unexpected way - the tags appear to be joined with AND and not OR

I created the following Filter on Software Engineering: I expected the tags to be joined with OR - a question with at least one of those tags without an accepted answer would show up. However, after ...
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Save search query with enabling filtering (advanced filters)

Is there an option to filter questions using the followin search query? [feature-request] closed:no score:10 If I do this now there are no questions found. I've it about this feature: I've added ...
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How to block unregistered users?

I have not seen a single good question or answer by an unregistered user yet. I can understand that some people are still interested in searching for the "gold nugget" in these very special ...
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Add ability to exclude questions posted by "New contributors" to SO search

Please add ability to exclude questions posted by "New contributors" to SO search. The reason I would like to see this implemented is overall low quality of vast majority of those questions.
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I get email from filter subscription once a week instead of once a day

I manage a few filter subscriptions at https://stackexchange.com/users/44871/marcel-st%C3%B6r?tab=subscriptions. All of them are set to 'every day'. Yet I only get an email about once a week listing ...
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Filter subscriptions/frontpage by meta-information

For subscriptions to feeds, it seems the only way to filter questions is by tags. Since meta-tags have been removed, filtering by tags does not allow to filter by meta-information. This causes email ...
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Create New "Filtered Questions" with Multiple Tags (Tag1 AND Tag2)

I would like to save a "Filtered Questions" with more than one tag. I know how to search for questions with multiple tags, but my question is about creating a "New Filter" to include questions from ...
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Any way to hide questions in Hot Network Questions, based on tag

(Specific issue topic: Game Of Thrones questions. Askers and Question Editors here do try v. hard to make the question titles non-spoiler-y but it's not perfect and I'd prefer not to se the titles.) ...
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Answers/questions filter names are not able to be localized

The Low quality posts and the First posts queues have filter option, and that option is not localized (tested for ruSO, ptSO, esSO, jaSO), i.e. not found in Transifex:
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Add a filter to hide negative scoring questions

There are more and more people that don't write a proper question these days. When I find some question to answer I often end up flagging bad posts. (And when my flags are depleted, I run away.) ...
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More Question Filtering options

I realize that this may be a big request, but... I think that instead of tabs on the recent question activity pages, or more likely as a new tab, adding a more advanced filtering option. For ...
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Date range filter for questions/answers

I was recently looking for why there was a really sudden influx of questions on Meta.SO around July 20ish, 2016 (the following graph should indicate why I was looking for it), and I was forced to ...
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Can't search multiple tags but exclude a specific tag

Currently there are two questions saying that you can do what I want: Is there a way to perform a search in such a way as to exclude a specific tag? Search for one tag and exclude results for another ...
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Add tags to "Fitered Questions" SE tab and adjust to match format of other sites

Replace Stats and Top Network Askers with list of tabs from sites subcribed to. Clicking on them should bring up the questions from that tag. Remove boxes around questions. Now: After 1. implemented,...
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At flag history page add a link to filter by retracted ("self-removed") flags

Since October 2015 flag history page provides filters for various flag outcomes: links which can be used to easily see declined, disputed, helpful, etc outcomes of your flags... These changes ...
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A subscription that lists a filter that isn't in my list of filters?

I have "favorite tags". I have "filters" that reference those tags. I have "subscriptions" that reference filters. What's strange is that one of the subscriptions I set up references a filter that ...
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Possibility to restrict search results by date of the most recent answer (or any answer)?

According to search help there are two possibilities how search results can be restricted to some date range. Namely created: and lastactive:. The latter is based on the last activity of the post, for ...
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Filtering and order by option to view questions

How to filter unanswered questions with up votes ordered by newest ? Is this a feature request in SO ? At present I can view newest, featured, frequent, votes and active tab. If I choose votes tab, I ...
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Adding an option for valid questions in some lists

I think it can be useful if we have an option for filtering valid questions in some lists that: Valid questions filter : closed:no duplicate:no locked:no Some lists: [ All Questions, Top Questions, ...
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Can Hot Network Questions honor tag filters? [duplicate]

If a particular community has a favorite tag, I would like for that question in the Hot Network Questions list to highlight. If I have a tag set to ignore, it will either grey out or not show at all (...
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Filtered questions / tag sets with multiple tags using logical AND?

Is there a way to create a tag set // filtered question group based on multiple tag criteria using logical AND? Here's the tag set page. There have been other answers that talk about how to do live ...
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Why not show (or make it optional) only hot questions in chosen communities? [duplicate]

It would be more convenient than having the costumers manually filtering them, and it's useful too. Similar question websites supports such features after all.
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Filter out old questions? [duplicate]

I was just looking for whether StackOverflow can be localized somehow or what the current state of development is regarding this topic. But it is difficult to find anything because I get lots of old ...
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Can't post an answer on AskDifferent -- "This looks like spam."

I'm seeing my perfectly reasonable answer marked as spam. I get the error: "This looks like spam." Any ideas on how I can get my answer published? The question is: Will my Bluetooth earbuds work with ...
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Filter for timeline_type in Stack Exchange API

I am using the Stack Exchange API to retrieve data about activities on Stack Overflow. Specifically, I want to retrieve the event history for a question using the endpoint: https://api.stackexchange....
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Why does the question filter always return 96 questions?

After the latest improvement to the new navigation, I can now see question counts. I noticed that my preferred settings (new questions, recommended tags, sort by active) returns a set of 96 questions....
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How do I add a Filtered Question to search for questions containing content other than just tags

As a user of the main Stack Exchange site, I would like to create filters that work just as if I was searching for things on a particular site, but for it to apply to all sites. Below is my failed ...
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Filtering by recommended, shows only 2 pages [duplicate]

Is it normal that when I filter by recommended, that I only get 2 pages. Settings are filter: recommended, show: all, sort: recently active.
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Can't post question on freelance. Says 'this looks like spam.'

The title pretty much tells you my problem, there is no other error message. It is a lengthy question, that's the only thing I can think of. *I just posted the original since it doesn't seem to ...
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Add filters to the flagging history [duplicate]

So nowadays we have this beautiful flagging statistics page http://site.stackexchange.com/users/flag-summary/my-user-id. It has a nice statistics sidebar, for which I propose to make the ...
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Is there a way to set an auto-filter? If not, I'd like to request one

I noticed tonight in Programmers that the first two pages of newest top questions (and a substantial proportion of the actives) are all negative, and many are on hold for being way off-topic or ...
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